Tagged: PET

What is RECIST?

RECIST (Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors) is a set of guidelines for clinicians to follow to determine cancer treatment effectiveness. Cancer treatment is complicated, multi-pronged, lasts for years, and significantly impacts the lives of the cancer patient and their family and friends.

While DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) provides a necessary format for handling device connectivity, it could be improved by addressing the following concerns.

DICOM stands for Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine. DICOM was created as a means for sharing patient data between various devices within a hospital environment. A common format is necessary to facilitate communication between devices produced by different manufacturers.

Bring new life to your three-dimensional volumetric data by viewing it in its natural form. Gain contextual insight by viewing transparent blends of your complex data. Data that typically benefits from volumetric methods are magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), PET, etc.